Outagamie County

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Outagamie

Outagamie County is named for the Outagamie Native American people.

 

Created:  February 17, 1851

County Seat: 

Grand Chute  1851 – 1852

Appleton        1852 – present

 

County Courthouse – Appleton

 

Location:  310 South Walnut Street / West 6th Street

Built:  1940 – 1941

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Raymond N Le Vee

Contractor:  Hoffman Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a four story buff colored limestone clad structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The buff limestone was quarried in Bloomington, Indiana. The  windows are vertical and narrow. The west center section projects from the main building and has four vertical dividers. The exterior stone is buff limestone from Bloomington, Indiana. The roof line is flat. The interior has golden-vein polished marble from Arkansas in the main lobby and the corriddors of the second and third stories. The designer of the building interior was Maurey Lee Allen. The murals were done by Francis Scott Bradford. In 2012, the building is being renovated, and the contractor is Hurckman Mechanical  Industries Inc. of Green Bay.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by H C Koch & Company and constructed by Daniel Stephens in 1882.

 

County Justice Center – Appleton

 

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Location:  320 South Walnut Street / West 6th Street

Built:  1990 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Potter Lawson Architects

Contractor:  Miron Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a seven story concrete and glass structure. The building is located on the north side of the courthouse. The west entrance projects from the main building with two sets of doors. The north and south sections rise above the flat roof line.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Waupaca County, Shawano County and Brown County 

E – Brown County 

S – Calumet County and Winnebago County

W – Waupaca County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Justice Center

                       

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2010